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Action games. Wide category of games that require reflex, accuracy and agility. It includes, among other things, shooters (e.g. Call of Duty and Battlefield series) and action-adventure games (Tomb Raider). First and third person perspective (FPP/TPP) is used. In most cases we are playing as a character who has to defeat some enemies and reach a specific point. We can use a wide range of weapons, including pistols, rocket launchers, swords, knives and like. Action-adventure is a particular category within action games genre. Such titles put less emphasis on action and combat, focusing more on story, exploration and puzzles.

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Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes

Action 18 January 2019

Another entry in the series of action games about the serial killer Travis Touchdown. The title was developed by the creators of the previous games in the series and supervised by Suda 51.

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Bright Memory: Infinite
Bright Memory: Infinite

Action 2021

A first-person shooter made by an independent Chinese studio named FYQD. The action takes place in the realm of science fiction, and the combat system places great emphasis on elements such as conventional firearms, the use of melee weapons, and spectacular attack combinations.

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Ready or Not
Ready or Not

Action 2022 (early access since 2021)

A tactical first-person shooter that enables the player to assume the role of a member of the legendary SWAT police unit. During the game, the players are completing special tasks that require fast, professionally coordinated and carefully planned actions. The game is very realistic.

PC

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

Action 26 October 2010

Created by Aspyr Media in collaboration with LucasArts, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II is a full-fledged sequel to a Star Wars action game about Darth Vader’s secret apprentice named Starkiller, reprising his role as the protagonist in the sequel. Together you get to explore an array of iconic locations set in the universe created by George Lucas, take part in many epic battles, and use the Starkiller’s unique skills as well as the power of the Dark Side of the Force.

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Ninja Gaiden 3
Ninja Gaiden 3

Action 20 March 2012

The third installment of the action game about the adventures of a ninja warrior named Ryu Hayabusa. This is a direct continuation of the production released in 2008 on Xbox 360, which was later released on PlayStation 3 in an improved form.

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two
Half-Life 2: Episode Two

Action 10 October 2007

The second official expansion pack to Half-Life 2 that shows the following adventures of the two characters known from the previous installments – Gordon Freeman and Alyx Vance. This time the action focuses on the secret data which the two protagonists obtained while escaping from alien citadel. In this episode the player visits much more varied locations (forests, a military base and an abandoned mine). The developers introduced a new 2-person vehicle and a completely new weapon.

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Sky Force Reloaded
Sky Force Reloaded

Action 02 June 2016

An oldschool shooter inspired by arcade classics. Sky Force Reloaded was produced by Polish studio Infinite Dreams, the creators of the two previous installments in the series: Sky Force from 2004 and Sky Force from 2014. In the game the player controls a fighter jet which automatically flies in one direction (towards the top of the screen). Player is tasked with shooting down incoming enemy units and avoiding being hit or crashing into obstacles.

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LEGO Batman: The Videogame
LEGO Batman: The Videogame

Action 23 September 2008

Another production by Traveller's Tales, blending the world of the Danish bricks with the universe of Batman, known from comics and movies. As you play as the eponymous hero, accompanied by his sidekicks, your task is to fight the chaos unleashed upon the streets of Gotham by such villains as the Joker, Penguin, and Two-Face. The gameplay focuses on exploring the LEGO brick world, fighting enemies, and solving simple puzzles.

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Onimusha 3: Demon Siege
Onimusha 3: Demon Siege

Action 27 April 2004

The third installment of the cult series about the great warriors of Onimusha. In order to stop evil, the main characters, Samanosuke Akechi and Jacques Branc, have to visit foreign worlds and look for a recipe for victory there, while discovering what they really have in common.

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Spider-Man (2001)
Spider-Man (2001)

Action 01 September 2000

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Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom
Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom

Action 16 February 2016

A third-person action game developed by experienced Japanese developer Omega Force (Dynasty Warriors, Samurai Warriors) and an adaption of highly popular anime TV series and manga, originally known as Shingeki no Kyojin. The plot is based on the comic books and takes us to grim, post-apocalyptic world, in which the remnants of humanity enclosed themselves in a series of towering walls after being nearly driven to extinction by gigantic Titans.

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Metroid Prime 4
Metroid Prime 4

Action TBA

The fourth full-fledged installment in the best-selling action series Metroid Prime, owned by Nintendo. Metroid Prime 4 is the first installment designed for Nintendo Switch. The game’s protagonist is Samus Aran – an interstellar bounty huntress fighting with Space Pirates. After the events presented in the previous game, the heroine gets entangled in another intrigue, which forces her to embark on another dangerous journey.

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Call of Duty: Mobile
Call of Duty: Mobile

Action 01 October 2019

Call of Duty: Mobile is a network FPS using the free-to-play model. The game plays in a mobile format the most important modes and maps from the main page views of the brand. There were also some well-known heroes and weapons.

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Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time
Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time

Action 21 August 2020

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time is an action adventure game with clearly defined platform elements. The title presents a completely new story in the universe of the animated series Samurai Jack (it is the culmination of the plot of that production).

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SCUM
SCUM

Action 2021 (early access since 29 August 2018)

An online survival action game developed by Gamepires and Croteam, the creators of Serious Sam. The action of SCUM takes place in an alternative reality, where humanity, desiring intense experiences, watches a brutal TV show in which prisoners fight among themselves for life and the favor of the sponsors and fans. The competition, being one season of the program, takes place on Bagne de Cayenne, a grand island. The only task of the player is to survive.

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Battlefield Hardline
Battlefield Hardline

Action 17 March 2015

Another installment in the popular FPS franchise. Visceral Games, the studio known mainly for the excellent Dead Space sci-fi series, developed their first major installment in the long-standing Battlefield franchise. It's a result of the transition of the franchise to a two-year production cycle, similar to the one made by its competitor, Call of Duty. Unlike the previous parts, this one is focused on the efforts of police forces against organized crime.

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Warframe
Warframe

Action 25 March 2013

A co-op sci-fi shooter game developed by Digital Extremes, the creators of The Darkness II, Pariah, and Dark Sector. It's a free-to-play game with optional microtransactions. The story takes place in the far future, in the far region of the galaxy, where the Tenno race is fighting the Grineer empire. The chances of both sides become more balanced when the Tenno discover the ancient battle armors, giving their owners extraordinary offensive capabilities.

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Aragami
Aragami

Action 04 October 2016

A representative of the third-person stealth game genre, created by the independent studio of Lince Works. The main character of the production is the titular Aragami - an assassin who has risen from the dead and has been endowed with supernatural abilities. The mysterious Yamiko is responsible for his resurrection and she desperately needs his aid to escape from the closely guarded fortress.

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Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005)
Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005)

Action 31 October 2005

The second installment of the multiplayer shooter series developed by Pandemic Studios. Once again, the players can participate in spectacular battles, where the forces of the Galactic Empire clash with the Rebel Alliance. The multiplayer mode allows up to 60 players to fight on one of 12 different planets, in the interstellar space and aboard massive space cruisers.

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Prey (2006)
Prey (2006)

Action 11 July 2006

A science-fiction FPP shooter, known as the legendary „in-development” game from the 90s. Human Head Studios, a new developer, had taken over the project from the legendary 3D Realms. The main protagonist of Prey is Tommy, a Native American, who along with his girlfriend and granddad has been kidnapped by Aliens. After waking up on board of an alien spaceship, Tommy decides to takes matters into his own hands and destroy all aliens in his path.

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Battlefield Vietnam
Battlefield Vietnam

Action 15 March 2004

A sequel to the 2002 online multiplayer FPS game developed by DICE. As its title suggests, Battlefield Vietnam takes place during the Vietnam War, allowing you to play as a member of the U.S. Army or a Vietnamese soldier, and participate in the series of battles spanning from 1964 to 1975. The mechanics of the game are virtually the same as its predecessor's, being a combination of strategy with FPS elements.

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God of War II
God of War II

Action 13 March 2007

A follow-up to the Sony's bestselling slasher released in 2005, whose plot is loosely based on the characters and events from Greek mythology. In God of War II we, once again, take on the role of Kratos, a Spartan warrior seeking vengeance, who, after having killed Ares, has become the new god of war. Tormented by nightmares of his past, the hero – despite the goddess Athena’s warnings – descends to Earth to help his fellow Spartans in conquering Rhodes.

PS2

Scavengers
Scavengers

Action 2021 (early access since 01 May 2021)

An MMO shooter that takes the players to a near future, in which there is a yet another ice age on earth. When playing Scavengers, the players get to explore a vast open world that seems like a unique ecosystem. One's objective is to survive, but also to eliminate all the opponents roaming around the in-game world - this includes both NPCs and characters controlled by other players.

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LEGO The Hobbit
LEGO The Hobbit

Action 08 April 2014

LEGO The Hobbit is a 3D action platformer and an adaptation of the movies Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. It was developed by Traveller's Tales, a studio that specializes in LEGO games (i.e. LEGO Star Wars and LEGO The Lord of The Rings). During their adventures, the players can play as Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the dwarves on their dangerous journey to retrieve the treasures of Smaug the dragon.

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